How to uninstall (remove) Searchsio.com

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What is Searchsio.com

Searchsio.com is a questionable search engine which functions as a typical browser hijacker. Hijacker gets onto users’ computers without their consent and modifies the configuration of each installed browsers, including Google Chrome, Safari, Microsoft Edge, Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, and so on. As a result, you are forced to see https://portal.searchsio.com/ domain as a homepage of your browser. In addition, you will notice an increase in the number of diverse advertising whose main goal is to lure you to partner sites. Beware of clicking them as many of them are not safe and may contain viruses. You can remove Searchsio.com by following our manual guide or you can let the antimalware software do it for you. If you are interested in the latter method, we recommend using Norton for Windows and Mac users.

How to remove Searchsio.com hijacker from your computer?

The easiest and modern way of removing pop-ups, trojans, ransomware or other viruses is to use automatic removal tools. See our Anti-malware tools below for further instructions.

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Also, you can try to remove Searchsio.com hijacker manually.

Step 1: Remove Searchsio.com hijacker from Control Panel

Windows XP:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Control Panel.
  3. Then click Add or Remove Programs.
  4. Find Searchsio.com hijacker.
  5. Click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows XP.

Windows 7/Windows Vista:

  1. Click Start.
  2. Then Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a Program.
  4. Find Searchsio.com and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 7.

Windows 8/Windows 8.1:

  1. Open the Menu.
  2. Click Search.
  3. After that click Apps.
  4. Then Control Panel.
  5. Then as in Windows 7, click Uninstall a Program under Programs.
  6. Find Searchsio.com, select it and click Uninstall.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 8 (8.1).

Windows 10:

  1. Click on the Start button (or press the Windows key) to open the Start menu, click on the Settings at the top.
  2. Click on App & features on the left menu.
  3. On the right side, locate Searchsio.com and click it, then click on the Uninstall button.
  4. Click on Uninstall to confirm.

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Windows 10

Note: If you can’t find required program, sort programs by date in Control panel and search for last installed programs.

Mac OSX:

  1. Open Finder
  2. In the Finder sidebar, click Applications
  3. If you see Uninstall Searchsio.com or Searchsio.com Uninstaller (or other suspicious apps that you’ve never installed), double-click it and follow instructions
  4. Drag unwanted application Searchsio.com from the Applications folder to the Trash (located on the right side of the Dock)

Learn more about uninstallation of programs in Mac OSX

After that remove Searchsio.com from your browser.

Step 2: Remove Searchsio.com from browsers

Google Chrome:

  1. Open Google Chrome
  2. Push Alt + F.
  3. Click Tools.
  4. Choose Extensions.
  5. Find Searchsio.com.
  6. Click the trash can icon to remove it.

Learn more about removing extensions from Chrome.

Safari:

  1. Open Safari
  2. Click Safari menu.
  3. Choose Extensions.
  4. Find Searchsio.com or other suspicious extensions.
  5. Click Uninstall button to remove it.

Learn more about removing extensions from Safari.

Mozilla Firefox:

  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Push Shift + Ctrl + A.
  3. Choose Searchsio.com.
  4. Click Disable or Remove button.

Learn more about removing extensions from Firefox.

Microsoft Edge:

  1. Press Settings and more button
  2. Choose and Click on Extensions
  3. Find Olpair extension and click settings
  4. Press Uninstall button
  5. Start Edge again

Learn more about removing extensions from Edge.

Internet Explorer:

  1. Open IE.
  2. Push Alt + T.
  3. Click Manage Add-ons.
  4. Select Toolbars and Extensions.
  5. Click Disable Searchsio.com.
  6. Click More information link in the left-bottom corner.
  7. Click Remove button.
  8. If this button is grayed out – perform alternative steps.

Learn more about removing extensions from IE.

Step 3: Remove Searchsio.com from Android Smartphones:

Alternative solution for Android phone/tablet:

Google Chrome:

  1. open the Chrome app.
  2. To the right of the address bar, tap More.
  3. Choose and open Settings
  4. Tap Site settings and then find Searchsio.com Pop-ups.
  5. Turn of Searchsio.com from Allowed to Block.
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